In a narrative by the reverend Prof. Chinua Achebe, he opined that because of the natural apprehension to creating an all powerful individual as evinc ...read more
Find the meaning of Igbo names
1. A sacred article made from the branch of the Ofor tree (detarium senegalense) or other sacred tree like Ogirisi (newbouldia laevis) upon which sacrifices could be made to the gods.
2. The sacred article with which you declare your good intention and good will.
3. A symbol of one's good intention and good will.
Here are some Ofor names: Ofodum, Ofodile, Ofoedu, Ofoegbu, Ofoekezie, Ofonagoro, Oforkansi, Oforchebe, Oforma, Oforjebe, Oforle
Here is what we know about how an Ofor is made
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